National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov
National Lymphedema Network http://www.lymphnet.org
Canadian Cancer Society http://www.cancer.ca
Lymphedema Association of Quebec http://www.infolympho.ca
Lymphedema. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 10, 2014. Accessed February 18, 2015.
Lymphedema. Society for Vascular Surgery website. Available at:
http://www.vascularweb.org/vascularhealth/Pages/lymphedema.aspx. Updated December 2011. Accessed February 17, 2015.
Poage E, et al. Demystifying Lymphedema: Development of the Lymphedema Putting Evidence into Practice. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing. 2008, 12(6), 951-964. Available at: https://cjon.ons.org/cjon/12/6/demystifying-lymphedema-development-lymphedema-putting-evidence-practice%c2%ae-card.
Trayes KP, Studdiford JS, Pickle S, Tully AS. Edema: Diagnosis and Management. Am Fam Physician. 2013 Jul 15;88(2):102-10.
Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p102.html.
1/22/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Torres Lacomba M, Yuste Sánchez MJ, Zapico Goñi A, et al. Effectiveness of early physiotherapy to prevent lymphoedema after surgery for breast cancer: randomised, single blinded, clinical trial.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © 2012 EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.
It's time to stop guessing. If you want to make some changes but just aren't sure how, the free personal health survey from LiveWell is a great place to start.
Fight heart disease and prevent heart attacks. HeartSHAPE® is a painless, non-invasive test that checks pictures of your heart for early-stage coronary disease.
How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.
Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.
This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.
Wellmont Nurse Connection is your resource for valuable health information any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak to a Nurse any time, day or night, at (423) 723-6877 or toll-free at 1-877-230-NURSE.
You clicked on a link that will cause you to leave myWellmont.
For security purposes you will be signed out.